The strangers book : the human of African American literature /

"The Strangers Book explores how various nineteenth-century African American writers radically reframed the terms of humanism by redefining what it meant to be a stranger. Rejecting the idea that humans have easy access to a common reserve of experiences and emotions, they countered the notion...

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Main Author: Pratt, Lloyd, 1967- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]
Series:Haney Foundation series.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction. Print and the Human
  • Chapter 1. The Making of Self-Evidence
  • Chapter 2. Frederick Douglass's Stranger- With-Thee
  • Chapter 3. Les Apôtres de la Littérature and Les Cenelles
  • Chapter 4. The Abundant Black Past
  • Chapter 5. How to Read a Strangers Book
  • Epilogue: Stranger Literature
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments

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